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Experts 'Guardedly Optimistic' About Rescued Baby Beluga
Offbeat  (tags: seperated, mother, baby, beluga, Alaska SeaLife Center, Bristol Bay, Alaska, guardedly optimistic, goodnews )

- 1567 days ago -
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) - Marine mammal specialists from across the country have descended on an Alaska aquarium to help care for a baby beluga whale that became separated from its mother shortly after its birth.
Photographer Charged With Feeding Bears. Does Alaska Have a New 'Bear Man'?
Offbeat  (tags: alaska, bear man, photographer, wildife, caring feeding bears, charges )

- 1940 days ago -
Another Alaska bear whisperer has been exposed, this time on the outskirts of the capital city of Juneau. As with world-famous "bear man" Charlie Vandergaw from the Yentna River valley west of Anchorage, 65-year-old Arnold W. Hanger -- "Arnie'' to all
Keep the Alaskan Forest Wild - Take Action Today
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska, mystical place, conservation )

- 2200 days ago -
The Alaskan Tongass forest is a mystical place that's home to babbling brooks and precious animal habitats.
Alaska Sues Federal Government Over Beluga Whale Population's Endangered Listing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, beluga whales, lawsuit, Alaska )

- 2327 days ago -
The state of Alaska filed a lawsuit last Friday seeking to overturn the listing of beluga whales in Cook Inlet, home to the Port of Anchorage, as an endangered species
Alaska German Shepherd Leads Trooper to Burning House - Video Included
Offbeat  (tags: german shepherd, burning house, clever, intelligent, lead troopers to house, alaska )

- 2375 days ago -
Troopers had been notified of an explosion and fire at the home of Ben Heinrichs, 23, but the responding officer's patrol car GPS system was not functioning properly. Thankfully, Buddy, the faithful German shepherd, took matters into his own paws.
The Lost Frontier
Offbeat  (tags: lost frontier, alaska, predators, destroyed, hunted down, wolves, massacred, politics, science, destruction, tragedy )

- 2414 days ago -
Under the direction of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG), private airplanes and state-leased helicopters are used to chase down and kill wolves over six areas, totaling more than 67,000 square miles
Offbeat  (tags: american huntesr, alaska, aerial wolf killing protests, outrage )

- 2548 days ago -
A number of times now, American hunters have brought themselves and their sport great honor by refusing to be part of Alaska's aerial wolf shooting program. This has been reported at least twice in the Wall Street Journal. The reason the hunters' cite
Tina Fey Making Plans For Aerial Wolf Hunt
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wolves, aerial hunting, Sarah Palin, Tina Fey, Alaska, April fools )

- 2762 days ago -
Friends close to Fey say they're now being forced to take drastic action in the wake of her announcement that she's planning to aerially hunt wolves next week in Alaska. "We need to cleanse Tina's soul before it's too late," said Ashley Judd.
Poet Sylvia Plath's Son Commits Suicide in Alaska
Offbeat  (tags: Nicholas Hughes, suicide, poets, Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughs, Alaska )

- 2771 days ago -
FAIRBANKS, Alaska--Nicholas Hughes, the son of poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughs, has killed himself, 46 years after his mother committed suicide and almost 40 years to the day after his stepmother, Assia Wevill, did the same. He was 47.
Alaska Sea Otters Gain Habitat Protection
Offbeat  (tags: Sea Otters, Alaska, endangered species, endangered animals, animalrights, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildanimals, wildlife, oceans, Alaska, Bering Sea, Habitat )

- 2867 days ago -
ANCHORAGE, Alaska-- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed designating 5,879 square miles of nearshore waters along the Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea and Alaska Peninsula as critical habitat for threatened sea otters in southwest Alaska.
Another Sarah Palin Poll Needs Our Help
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, airplane, politician, alaska, Palin, "non sequitur but what the hell" )

- 2947 days ago -
This one only has 12 votes! but 6 of them say Sarah's great. It's a non sequitur tale of a state senator's drunken rampage on an airplane which asks at the end, "Does this make you think twice about Alaskan politicians in leadership positions?" Rovesque
Teens, Their Dogs, and An Amazing Race
Offbeat  (tags: Jr. Iditarod, Alaska, dog sledding )

- 3169 days ago -
For kids: The Jr. Iditarod sled-dog race gives teens a taste of adventure in the Alaskan wilderness.
That's a LOTTA Gas!
Offbeat  (tags: cabbage, giant cabbage, Alaska )

- 3340 days ago -
Someone in Alaska grew an 87.7 pound cabbage - and he isn't a Sour Kraut!
Weapon From 1800s Found in Whale
Offbeat  (tags: whales, bowhead, hunting, whaling, alaska )

- 3419 days ago -
A fragment of a lance used by commercial whalers in the 1800s was found in a massive bowhead whale caught off Alaska last month, suggesting it may be more than a century old, US officials say.

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